Wall Street ends higher, Fed meeting in focus

Monday, 17. June 2019 22:00

Markets in the United States finished a day of trading in the green on Monday as investors focused on the upcoming Federal Reserve two-day monetary policy meeting set for later this week. Market watchers are not expecting any changes to the monetary policy but are anticipating hints for any interest rate changes later in the year. The tech industry led the gains.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average index added 0.09%. The main advancer was Boeing, rising 2.24% after the company issued a public apology for its 737 Max crashes.

The S&P 500 also finished 0.09% higher.

The Nasdaq 100 gained 0.63% at the closing bell. Tesla and Facebook led the gains, up 4.70% and 4.24% respectively.

The euro rose 0.06% against the US dollar to sell for 1.1216 at 4:02 pm ET.

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